We are answering some of your questions on today’s show about buying and selling your home. In this market is a 20% down payment enough? Definitely! While it may be harder to win certain bids 20% is usually more than enough.
Mary wrote in that her loan approval was for $700,000 and with all the houses selling above asking value she is wondering if she should look at houses more in the $600,000 range to leave some wiggle room? It might be smart to look a little below your maximum budget, but it’s going to depend on your lender and a few other factors. Join us today as we explore these questions and more on rent-back situations and selling privately.
0:30 – Should we be leaving wiggle room on the houses we are looking at?
2:46 – Is a 20% down payment enough in this market?
4:03 – Can I rent back my home to a buyer and when do I negotiate this?
Let’s answer some questions from buyers and sellers in the area! Brent is thinking of using an adjustable-rate mortgage to buy his home, but he knows they became a big issue in 2008 and the rate may go up in the future. How does Colleen advise those interested in ARMs? […]
Today we’re opening up the mailbag again to find out what you’re most interested in when it comes to buying and selling a home and we have some great questions to dive into. We’ll cover the foreclosure market and whether we’ll see that increase around Oregon. Then we’ll talk […]